Overlooking the Chicago River

Meet the Team

Overlooking the Chicago River

Meet the Team

231 South LaSalle St., 4th Floor
Chicago, IL 60604
231 South LaSalle St., 4th Floor
Chicago, IL 60604

Nancy L. Studenroth

Senior Portfolio Manager & Research Analyst
Great Lakes Advisors

Nancy Studenroth is a Senior Portfolio Manager on the Great Lakes Advisors Fixed Income Team. She is responsible for research across multiple Fixed Income Sectors and brings with her over 30 years of fixed income research and portfolio management experience.

Nancy came to Great Lakes Advisors in 2016 from Ziegler Capital Management where she managed $2 billion of assets in separate account taxable strategies – allocated among corporates, agencies, ABS, CMBS, and treasuries. Previously, she worked at Deerfield Capital Management as senior portfolio manager of investment grade structured products, including ABS and CMBS, where she managed approximately $4 billion in AUM. Before joining Deerfield Capital, Nancy served as a Director and senior sector manager for ABS and CMBS at Deutsche Asset Management, where she was responsible for managing over $10 billion in assets. She began her career working in institutional fixed income sales at Smith Barney. Nancy resides in Chicago and is very active in Chicago’s theater community and currently serves and currently serves on the Advisory Board of Casting Auction Players.

Education and Professional Credentials 

  • Industry Start: 1986
  • Valparaiso University, BS
  • Creighton University, MIMFA and MBA